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ports on router for gaming

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by spy2520, Dec 22, 2006.

  1. spy2520 New Member

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    I went into my router before for simple things like adding WEP keys and all that. but when it comes to ports i'm kinda confused, i have a linksys router and i also have a game that uses these ports: TCP: 18210, 18215, 13505.
    UDP: (outgoing) 18215, 20000-22000; (incoming) 3658
    also notes "port 1042 needs to be opened instead of 1000"

    with forwarding and triggering etc. listed in the router i dont know what i actually need to do to "open" these ports, any help?
     
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    google the model number for your router. there are plenty of tutorials out there for it.
     
  3. spy2520 New Member

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    i'll check
     
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    go to portforward.com very good website for that stuff
     
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    i found portforward.com through google, i'll be on it for the next few days lol..
     
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    good luck:toast:
     

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